ܣܘܪܓܕܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ܣ-ܪ-ܓ-ܕ(s-r-ɡ-d) related to writing, possibly from Ancient Greek στεργίς (stergís).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [surɡɑðɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [surɡɑðe(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܣܘܪܓܕܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܣܘܪܓܕܐ)

  1. line, verse
  2. (orthography) letter, glyph
  3. writing, book
  4. calendar
  5. computus; method for dating Easter

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • swrgd”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français ∙ Syriac–English Dictionary ∙ قاموس سرياني-عربي, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 236b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 370a-b
  • Sokoloff, Michael (2009) A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, Winona Lake, Indiana; Piscataway, New Jersey: Eisenbrauns; Gorgias Press, p. 990a-b